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Monday, October 5

United Nations Development Program releases the annual Human Development Index -- NORWAY WINS!!

ABOUT THE REPORT:

Each year since 1990 the Human Development Report has published the human development index (HDI) which looks beyond GDP to a broader definition of well-being. The HDI provides a composite measure of three dimensions of human development: living a long and healthy life (measured by life expectancy), being educated (measured by adult literacy and gross enrolment in education) and having a decent standard of living (measured by purchasing power parity, PPP, income). The index is not in any sense a comprehensive measure of human development. It does not, for example, include important indicators such as gender or income inequality nor more difficult to measure concepts like respect for human rights and political freedoms. What it does provide is a broadened prism for viewing human progress and the complex relationship between income and well-being.


THE TOP TEN IN ORDER:

Norway
Australia
Iceland
Canada
Ireland
Netherlands
Sweden
France
Switzerland
Japan


Here's the link to the statistics




Weather in Norway: Temperatures, Weather & Climate



I could deal with those temps.








I hear home prices are sky high though




Maybe in my next life....

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